Archive - 2013
Olga Godina, 54, of Big Spring, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Donâ€™t forget! Today is the final opportunity to cast a ballot in the Texas constitutional amendments election.
Polls opened statewide at 7 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m.
For Howard County residents, here is a list of polls:
â€˘ Howard County Road & Bridge Office, 1000 N. San Antonio, Pcts.11, 12, 12A, 13, 14, 16, 103, 104, 105.
â€˘ Spring Town Plaza (the mall), 1801 E. FM 700, Pcts. 22, 24, 25, 26, 205.
â€˘ Coahoma Community Center, 306 North Ave., Coahoma, 207, 207C.
â€˘ First Baptist Church foyer, 705 W. FM 700, Pcts. 32, 33, 34, 35, 304.
The Forsan Band wrapped up its 2013 marching season Monday ,placing a close second at the State University Interscholastic League Class A Marching Contest finals.
In tough competition, the band fell one collective point behind Shiner High School, which was named the state Class A marching champion at the Alamodome in San Antonio. 2011 Class A champ Sundown High School placed third and Shelbyville High School placed fourth. The Class A state marching contest is held biennially.
Gilbert Cisneros, 78, of Big Spring died Saturday Nov. 02, 2013 at his residence. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday with vigil services at 7 p.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Graveside services with military honors will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Oakwood Cemetery in Waco.
Sylvia H. Rodriquez, 57, of Big Spring, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Iglesia Bautista Central, with the Rev. Joe Torres officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
A prayer service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Sylvia was born Aug. 15, 1956, in Big Spring and married Juan Rodriguez Jr. July 18, 1975, in Big Spring.
James A. Gilbert Sr., 69, of Big Spring, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
The Forsan High School band passed it first hurdle this morning making the cut to University Scholastic League Class A State Marching finals. The 130-member band will take the field at 8:25 p.m. at the Alamodome in San Antonio to compete against the best schools in their class. The band is under the leadership of Band Director Jim Rhodes and Assistant Director Misty Moellendorf.
The Young Marines held their graduation ceremony Saturday at the Hangar 25 Air Museum. Back left to right, Raven Holguin, Conner Martinez, Andrew Sheffield, Middle row left to right; William Sheffield, Rebecca Moore, Nathaniel Aarick, Nikolaus Armstrong, Front left to right; Blake Jones, Julianna Frasier, William Buehler, and Louie Jackson. - Courtesy photo.
Harper Nicole Lockhart, a girl, was born Oct. 9, 2013, at Texas Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas.